Applications for Ph.D. programs in the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS)

Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India engaged in advanced research invites applications from Indian nationals for Ph.D. programs. The name of the faculties who are interested in taking students through regular Ph.D. program of ILS are listed below with their research interests. The applicants are strongly encouraged to visit ILS webpage for detailed information regarding the research area of the respective faculties.

Ph.D. Admission

Name of the Faculty & Research Area
Dr. Sandip K. Mishra, Scientist-F : Investigations of downstream targets of Estrogen related receptor beta in Breast cancer
Dr. P.V. Ramchander, Scientist-E : Identification and characterization of genes/mutations in Human genetic disorders
Dr. Gulam Hussain Syed, Scientist-E : Virus Host Interactions and viral disease pathogenesis
Dr. Amol Suryawanshi, Scientist-E : Understanding Cancer and Viral disease biology through Clinical proteomics

The application form can be downloaded from below link.
Duly filled application along with self-attested copies of all relevant certificates and copy of proof of payment should be send to The Academic Section, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar – 751023 Odisha with the subject line “Application for Ph.D. Program” on or before 5th October 2021. Director, ILS reserves the right to withdraw the procedure without assigning any reasons thereof. List of candidates selected for the interview will be published in the Institute website (

Essential Education:

M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.Pharm./ M.V.Sc. or equivalent qualification in life sciences and allied subjects (Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Microbiology, etc.) with minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade point)


Important Date:

• Last date of receiving applications: 5th October 2021.
• Date of display of short-listed candidates for interview and other instructions in the Institute website: 7th October 2021.
• Date of interview: 28th October 2021.

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